Dr. Adil Sadiq Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Bangalore

Dr. Adil Sadiq

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Bangalore


  • 1 Hospital


Dr. Adil Sadiq is a consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon associated with multiple hospitals Apollo and Sakra world, Bangalore. He has good experience in minimally invasive cardiac surgeries, endoscopic valve repairs & VATS (Key-hole lung surgery) apart from conventional heart surgery. He is specialized in percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve (valve replacement via the groin).


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Cardiac Surgery


  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Cardiac Revascularisation
  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Cardiac Valve Surgery
  • Redo- Cardiac Surgery
  • Off pump total Arterial Coronary Revascularisation
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery


  • The distinction of being one of the very few cardiac surgeons in India trained in Robotic Cardiac surgery
  • Fellowship in Pediatric heart surgery from Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, USA

Practice Information

Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore

Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore

52/2 & 52/3, Devarabeesanahalli, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560103

Achievements & Contributions

  • Peer- reviewed articles include :Puskas JD, Sadiq A, Vassiliades TA, Kilgo PD, Lattouf OM. Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Is Associated with Significantly Improved Long-Term Survival, Even Among Diabetic Patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22677228 [Original article]
  • Sadiq A, Shyamkrishnan KG, Theodore S, et al. Long-term functional assessment after correction of Tetralogy of Fallot in adulthood. Ann Thorac Surg 2007; 83: 1790-1795. [Original article]
  • Sadiq, A. and Mansour, K. A. Esophageal Cancer: Recent advances. Thoracic Cancer 2011, 2: 75–83. [ Review Article]
  • Bhuyan RR, Sadiq A, Theodore S, et al. Outcomes of surgical management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. IJTCVS 2006; 22: 132–136. [Original article]
  • Mishra M, Sadiq A, Namboodiri N, Karunakaran J. The Aortic rim recount: embolisation of atrial septal occluder. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2007;6:384-386. [Negative results]
  • Gadhinglajkar SV, Sreedhar R, Jacob D, Jayakumar K, Sadiq A, Nagi GS, Skubas NJ,Chaney MA. Retrocardiac sponge-induced hemodynamic instability after cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009 Feb;23(1):102-9 [ Case conference]
  • Mishra M, Sadiq A, Krishnamanohar SR, Neelakandhan K. Scimitar syndrome with anomalous connection of left superior pulmonary vein to left innominate vein. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2005;4:606-608 [Brief communication] 
  • Gadhinglajkar S, Sreedhar R, Gopalakrishnan SK, Sadiq A, Rao M, Gopal K. A left ventricular-to-right atrial shunt in a patient with a perimembranous ventricular septal defect: role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009 Oct;23(5):675-8 [ Case report]
  • Theodore S, Shyamkrishnan KG, Sadiq A, et al. Corrective surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot in a human immunodeficiency virus infected child. IJTCVS 2005; 21: 216–217 [Case report]
  • Iyer AP, Sadiq A, Nagi GS, Krishnamanohar SR. Pseudo-aneurysm following a modified Blalock- Taussig Shunt : A rare presentation. IJTCVS 2007;23 :164-165 [case report].
  • Iyer AP, Sadiq A, Prashant K, Krishnamanohar SR. Severe left pulmonary artery stenosis with contralateral pulmonary hypertension. IJTCVS [case report] (in print # IJTCVS 11-06)
  • Dr. Sadiq has numerous publications to his credit in internationally acclaimed peer- reviewed journals
  • He has also authored chapters in 3 international textbooks on Cardiac surgery
  • Sadiq A, Halkos M. “Complications of heart valve surgery”. In: Cardiothoracic Surgery Review. Eds: Franco KL, Thourani VH. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Sadiq A, Fernandez FG. “Pneumonectomy”. In: Medical Management of the Surgical Patient - A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine. 5th Edition. Eds: Lubin MF, Smith RB, Dodson TF. Cambridge Univ press [In press]
  • Sadiq A, Fernandez FG. “Lobectomy”. In: Medical Management of the Surgical Patient - A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine. 5th Edition. Eds: Lubin MF, Smith RB, Dodson TF. Cambridge Univ press [In press]
  • He has been involved in numerous trials both nationally and internationally, including the CLARINET study, SPICTRA oxygenator trial and animal experimental studies involving development of thoracic endostents, hemofilters and ventricular assist devices